Sr. Data Scientist / Data Scientist / Associate Data Scientist - Information Services - Remote

Location: Various Locations
Work Type: Full Time Regular
Job No: 500093
Categories: Information Technology, Analytics/Data Science, Remote Work
Application Closes: Open Until Filled


You: A Data Scientist, looking to turn your advanced machine learning skills into impactful insights – whether shaping a customer experience, making better business decisions, and helping customers protect what they care about. 

Us: A mutual insurance company, owned by our policyowners, looking to operationalize data science, embedding machine learning into a variety of places across the company.  We need data scientists like you to help us better understand our customers, advance our workflows, and derive better insights.  Interested? Read on.

Supports data science research. Accesses data in multiple formats, uses advanced statistical and machine learning methods, programming skills and knowledge of data technical infrastructure to solve business problems.


  • Collaborate with business partners to understand business objectives/goals and then develop a clear and well defined analytic plan that support obtaining those objectives.
  • Translates business requirements and executes analytic life cycles.
  • Perform more advanced data extraction and data manipulation using data of various size and structure.
  • Explore data to understand and articulate the data profile and its limitations.
  • Performs predictive modeling and association modeling such as segmentation analysis, data modeling, risk modeling, behavioral analysis, cross-selling analysis, and customer churn analysis.
  • Develop trusted, actionable outcomes by applying appropriate analytical techniques and metrics.
  • Support (and at times lead) the deployment & maintenance of the analytic model.
  • Communicate clear outcomes at varying levels of detail to our business partners.
  • Identify obstacles limiting data science capabilities of the Companies, along with opportunities to improve those capabilities.


  • Undergraduate degree in analytically driven fields such as mathematics, statistics, physics, economics, data science, computer science, operations research or actuarial science
  • Proficient in one of more computer programming languages, of which at least one must be R, Python or other general purpose coding language or equivalent job experience
  • Statistical analysis and machine learning background
  • Good understanding of data visualization
  • Good knowledge of structured data platforms
  • Good verbal and written communication and human relations skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and a high level of intellectual curiosity.
  • Ability to self-direct and work independently at times
  • You help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization. You value different ideas and opinions. You listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do.
  • You are able to work remotely and have access to high-speed internet.

This job posting is reflective of the Data Scientist essential functions, qualifications, and physical requirements.  The Sr Data Scientist levels have variable essential functions, qualifications and physical requirements.  Competency and skill set will determine level of placement within the posted job family. 


  • Graduate degree in analytically driven fields such as mathematics, statistics, physics, economics, data science, computer science, operations research or actuarial science
  • Product and industry knowledge
  • Strong business acumen
  • Working knowledge of unstructured database tools such as Hive, Pig or Spark


  • A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging.
  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development.
  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs.
  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match.
  • Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates.
  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off.
  • For more information regarding available benefits, please visit our Career Site.
  • Minimum: $92,680 MidPoint: $122,798 Maximum: $152,915
  • Pay commensurate with experience.


Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.

Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER.

For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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